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Bartlett Sher's Dramatic Production Pairs Sizzling Duo as Hapless Lovers

This Wednesday, January 25 at 6:30pm local time in theaters around the world, opera lovers will have an opportunity to witness one of the most sizzling pairings of onstage lovers in recent memory in Bartlett Sher's dramatic production of Charles ...

Romeoville’s Metal Monkey Brewing celebrates first anniversary

Only six weeks after their first bottled beer was released, Metal Monkey Brewing will be releasing their second bottle at their one year anniversary party on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Romeoville location. The second bottled beer to be ...

LOCKED IN debuts at Bicentennial Park Theatre

Don’t miss the chance to see this funny, original musical show! LOCKED IN, an uplifting stage production is debuting at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Theatre (201 West Jefferson Street, Joliet) January 21 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Tickets are ...

French Actress Isabelle Huppert is Surprise Golden Globe Winner for Rape Film "Elle"

Among the biggest surprises of the night at the Golden Globes was Isabelle Huppert’s win in the category of actress in a motion picture, drama for her role in the provocative thriller “Elle.” The French actress beat out competition from ...

A TRIBUTE TO DIRECTOR STEVE MCQUEEN AT CIFF BLACK PERSPECTIVES

CHICAGO--Academy Award-winning British director Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave) received the Chicago International Film Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award, marking the 20th anniversary of Black Perspectives. As part of A Tribute to Steve McQueen, McQueen talked about his films, which ...

Stellar chorus, sets and costumes create compelling live production of biblical story

The Biblical story of Nebuchadnezzar, the Babyloanian tyrant King who turned from his pagan idol to the God of Jehovah after a devastating turn of events,in which his throne was in jeopardy, and returned the Hebrews to their homeland in ...

The Real Reason We Should Celebrate Kwanzaa This Year

For 50 years, Black people in the United States have celebrated the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Established by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday celebrated by millions throughout the world African community. Kwanzaa ...

Free gardening plots available to veterans

It may be almost winter, but the Resource Recovery and Energy Division of the Will County Land Use Department is thinking spring. Applications for free 10-foot by 10-foot plots at the Joliet Park District’s organic community garden at 3200 McDonough ...

Bicentennial Park #GivingTuesday

Sit back and relax after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday! On #GivingTuesday, November 29, this is your chance to give back to your community in the easiest way possible. Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre is joining ...

“Bears! Beers! BBQ! Bands! And Bags!”

Football fans – this event is a touch down for you!! Sunday, September 11 Joliet’s Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park invites you to the “Bears! Beers! BBQ! Bands! And Bags!” extravaganza! Bring the family starting at 10:00 a.m., to stake your ...

Jackie Wilson story

Jackie Taylor's masterpiece -The Jackie Wilson Story, returns to the Black Ensemble Theater stage. This is a story of one of the all-time great entertainers known as "Mr. Excitement." He was a master showman with a four-octave range voice.

Chicago Air and Water Show with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds, headliners of the 2016 Chicago Air and Water Show, have selected as Chicago’s “Hometown Hero” Sgt. Ernest Spradley. The 15-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department will take the ride of a lifetime with ...

Rooftop Summer Music Series

Joliet Area Historical Museum's Summer music series

Rialto hosting classic movie series through December

Six classic movies will be shown at the Rialto Square Theatre starting on July 24 with the Wizard of Oz. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 8th starting at 9 a.m. The Rialto in continuing its 90th Anniversary celebration with ...

World Premiere of Broadway Bound The Spongbob Squarepants Musical

Spongebob Squarepants was created by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg out of an unpublished educational comic book. It premiered on Nickelodeon in 1999. Seventeen years, two movies, two Emmys and 12 Kid's Choice Awards and $18 billion dollars in ...